Chewy Peanut Butter-Caramel Bars

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  • 20|min prep time
  • 2|hr|0|min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 36 servings

1
package Pillsbury™ Ready to Bake!™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/2
cup butter
1
can (14 oz) Eagle Brand® Sweetened Condensed Milk
1
cup packed light brown sugar
1
cup granulated sugar
1 3/4
cups graham cracker crumbs
1
bag (11.5 oz) milk chocolate baking chips
1/2
cup Jif® Creamy Peanut Butter
1/2
cup finely chopped dry roasted peanuts

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan (dark pan not recommended) with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray or line with nonstick foil. Evenly arrange cookie rounds in pan.
  2. 2 Bake 24 to 26 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 15 minutes on cooling rack.
  3. 3 Meanwhile, in 2-quart heavy saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in condensed milk, brown sugar and granulated sugar until blended. Add graham cracker crumbs; mix well (mixture will be thick). Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low; cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly, or until slightly thickened. Pour caramel mixture over warm cookie crust, spreading evenly.
  4. 4 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips on High 1 minute to 1 minute 20 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until smooth. Stir in peanut butter until blended. Spread evenly over caramel layer. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts. Refrigerate 1 hour or until chocolate is set. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

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